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Tytera TYT MD-380 DMR portable radio review

The Tytera TYT MD-380 is one of the latest value priced DMR radios to emerge from the Chinese market. This unit packs many features, including, superb audio, a multicoloured LCD display, front panel programmability, rugged construction, plus much more. This is a great radio for anyone looking to get started …

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Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 I.S. DMR portable radio review

The Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 I.S. is the Intrinsically Safe version of the popular Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 DMR portable radio that is only available in the Canadian market. This unit features best in class audio, integrated GPS, a multicolour LCD display, plus much more. This is an excellent single band …

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Motorola MOTOTRBO SL300 DMR portable radio review

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The Motorola MOTOTRBO SL300 is one of the latest additions to Motorola’s MOTOTRBO line of DMR radios. This unit is slim and light weight, making it ultraportable and a great shirt pocket radio for the ham that only needs a limited number of channels and limited battery life or low …

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Connect Systems CS700 DMR Portable Radio Review

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The Connect Systems (CSI) CS700 portable radio is a low cost, high value Digital Mobile Radio (aka DMR) radio that has recently been released to the ham radio community. Overall, this is a great single band UHF DMR radio for ham radio use on the 70cm band and will make …

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Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 5550 DMR Mobile Radio Review

REVIEW DATE: January 6, 2014 REVIEWED BY: Don Trynor, VA3XFT SUMMARY The Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 5550 is one of the latest additions to Motorola’s MOTOTRBO line of Digital Mobile Radio (aka DMR) TDMA radios, featuring best in class audio, integrated GPS, a multicolour LCD display, plus much more. This is …

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Vertex Standard eVerge EVX-539 DMR Portable Radio Review

REVIEW DATE: October 13, 2013 REVIEWED BY: Don Trynor, VA3XFT SUMMARY The Vertex Standard EVX-539 portable radio is one of the latest additions to Vertex Standard’s eVerge line of Digital Mobile Radio (aka DMR) TDMA radios, a value line of DMR radios. Overall, this is a good basic single band …

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Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 DMR Portable Radio Review

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REVIEW DATE: June 16, 2013 REVIEWED BY: Don Trynor, VA3XFT SUMMARY The Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 is one of the latest additions to Motorola’s MOTOTRBO line of Digital Mobile Radio (aka DMR) TDMA radios, featuring best in class audio, integrated GPS, a multicolour LCD display, plus much more. This is …

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Motorola APX 7000 Multi-band Portable Radio Review

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REVIEW DATE: September 23, 2012 REVIEWED BY: Don Trynor, VA3XFT SUMMARY The APX 7000 is one of Motorola’s latest radios for the public safety market, featuring multi-band capability (VHF, UHF 380 – 520 MHz and UHF 700/800 MHz), integrated GPS, dual LCD displays and front keypad programmable, plus much more. …

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